[Kst] [kde-announce] Kst 1.0.0 Released

George Staikos staikos at kde.org
Wed Nov 24 15:53:51 CET 2004

DATELINE November 24, 2004


The Kst Development Team Ships the First Mature Release of
           Advanced Data Viewing Application

November 24, 2004 (The INTERNET). The Kst development team
today announced the immediate availability of Kst 1.0.0, a
real-time data viewing and plotting tool with basic data
analysis functionality.  Kst 1.0.0 consists of a KDE based
application and a set of data analysis and manipulation
plugins.  Kst ships complete with documentation, and is
translated to over 20 languages. 

Kst, including all its plugins and documentation, is
available for free under Open Source licenses. Kst can be
obtained in source and numerous binary formats from
http://download.kde.org/ .

Feature Highlights

- Real-time display and manipulation of streaming data
- Quick zooming and scrolling via mouse and keyboard
- Extensible via plugins
- Built-in high-speed equation interpreter
- Multiple tabs or windows
- Graphical plot layout manager
- Native power spectrum algorithm and histograms
- Support for the most popular data formats including:
	- ASCII, dirfile, CDF, piolib, FITS
	- Plugin design allows additional formats
- Built-in ELOG functionality
- Command-line and RPC control mechanisms
- Printing, including to images, postscript, and PDF

Installing Kst 1.0.0

Packaging Policies. Kst is distributed by the developers in
source form only. Several individuals have provided third
party binary packages for various Linux and UNIX operating
systems and KDE combinations. These packages are available
for free download from KDE's download servers at
http://download.kde.org/ . These packages are provided for
your convenience only, and are not supported by the Kst

Source Code. The complete source code for Kst 1.0.0 may be
freely downloaded. Instructions on compiling and installing
Kst 1.0.0 are available from the Kst homepage at
http://omega.astro.utoronto.ca/kst/ .

Trademark Notices. KDE and K Desktop Environment are
trademarks of KDE e.V. Linux is a registered trademark of
Linus Torvalds. UNIX is a registered trademark of The Open
Group in the United States and other countries. All other
trademarks and copyrights referred to in this announcement
are the property of their respective owners.

Press Contacts

George Staikos
889 Bay St. #205
Toronto, ON, M5S 3K5
Phone: (416) 925-4030
george at staikos.net

General Inquiries: Please contact the Kst mailing list at
kst at kde.org

George Staikos
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